Iraqi Kurds discover valued trading partner

Despite some border tensions, trade between the oil-rich, semi-autonomous region and Iran is booming.

    Kurdish control of oil resources in Iraqi Kurdistan is fuelling talk of independence for the semi-autonomous region.

    The Kurds are increasingly looking to Iran and Turkey as trading partners and, despite some border tensions, trade is booming.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Haji Omran, on the mountainous border with Iran.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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